Courses & Workshops

3-3411 Vignette Content: Building Content Management Foundation Applications (formerly 3341)

Duration: 2 days

This course is intended for individuals responsible for the design and implementation of the content management application.

The course begins with an overview of content management concepts and the basic architecture of the Vignette Content Management system. Then, through lecture and hands-on activities, students learn how to build and configure the content management application using the Vignette Content tools and services.
Using the Vignette Management Console, students learn to perform content management tasks including the creation of the content project hierarchy, content type definitions (modeling), and the site/channel hierarchy. Students also manage application authorization through roles and associated capabilities using the Management Console. Using the Vignette Workflow Modeler, students create workflow definitions and export them to the Vignette Content Management Server. During the course, students also learn about implementation architecture considerations.

By the end of the course you will learn how to:

  • Define a Content Management Application.
  • Log in to the Management Console, Job Console, Config Console and Runtime Services Console.
  • Create and manage static and database backed Content Items.
  • Use the Personal Home Page to create shortcuts, Quick Actions and save advanced searches.
  • Manually create Search Engine Friendly URLs (FURLs).
  • Create Content Type Definitions and Content Items using the content modeler and CCEs.
  • Define role-based security in VCM.
  • Create sites, channels and classifications in the VCM Management Console.
  • Explain the basics of Workflow in VCM.
  • Use the Workflow Modeler to create simple workflows.
  • Publish sites and content from the Management Console.
  • Discuss the extensibility of VCM .

If you are interested in this course, you may also consider these courses:

  • 1340 Vignette Content Management Overview
  • 4341 VCM Extending Content Management Applications
  • 3342 VCM Systems Administration Portal Overview


This course is intended for individuals responsible for the design and implementation of the content management application.


The course assumes no prior knowledge of Vignette Content version 7.3.X. Some knowledge of web application architecture is recommended.


Format Currency Price
Per Student at Open Text Site AUD  1,600.00 
Per Student at Open Text Site BRL  1,836.00 
Per Student at Open Text Site USD  1,790.00 

Taxes: All prices exclude VAT or other taxes where applicable (all currencies).

Extra expenses: Customer site course prices do not include instructor travel expenses, which are billed separately.

Reservations: Please provide a minimum of 3 weeks advance notice when arranging courses at customer sites.

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